SilverDonald Cameron

Farley Mowat Chair in Environment

Silver Donald Cameron is a journalist, author, playwright and university teacher. He holds Honorary Doctorates from CBU and the University of King’s College, an MA from the University of California, and a PhD from the University of London. Dr. Cameron was CBU’s Dean of Community Studies and has been a Professor or Writer-in-Residence at seven universities during his career. He is Host/Executive Producer of, a website of in-depth discussions about a green, sustainable future and wrote/narrated five of their documentary films. His literary work includes plays, films, radio/TV scripts, corporate/government writing, hundreds of magazine articles and 18 books. He is the founder of Development Isle Madame and the unique community TV station CIMC-TV, known as Telile. In 2012, he was appointed to both the Order of Canada and the Order of Nova Scotia and was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. In 2019, he was appointed the first Farley Mowat Chair in Environment at Cape Breton University.


Environment, political and legal studies, literature in English